Microsoft Project for Beginners 2016 eLearning Course

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Work smarter, not harder. Microsoft Project is a feature rich tool that will help a project manager plan, track, and control a project and facilitate communication.

This is the easiest, most convenient and surefire method that every project manager needs to quickly master Microsoft Project 2016. When you become a power user of the world?s most popular project management software, you can count yourself among expert project managers worldwide, empowering you to manage your company?s projects like a pro.


  • PC or Mac with a full version of Microsoft Project 2016.
  • Not a requirement but a benefit to have some work-related projects to which you can readily apply what you learn.

Relevant audiences

  • Beginners to experienced users looking to brush up on Project

Learning Outcomes

  • Clear introduction to the Workspace, The Ribbon, Help basic and Project Options.
  • Explore project costs, leveling and how to resolve resource over-allocations.
  • Learn how to work with costs, deadlines and overcome scheduling issues.


Section 1: Orientation

  • Unit 1.1 - Introduction
  • Unit 1.2 - The Project Interface

Section 2: Task Initiation

  • Unit 2.1 - Task Basics
  • Unit 2.2 - Subtasks
  • Unit 2.3 - Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones

Section 3: Task Planning

  • Unit 3.1 - Resources
  • Unit 3.2 - Views and Timelines
  • Unit 3.3 - Costs
  • Unit 3.4 - Baselines and Critical Paths
  • Unit 3.5 - Tables and Gantt Charts

Section 4: Reviewing, Tracking & Reporting

  • Unit 4.1 - Notes, Printing and Spellchecking
  • Unit 4.2 - Tracking Progress
  • Unit 4.3 - Reporting
  • Unit 4.4 - Tracking Costs and the Organiser

Section 5: Project Files

  • Unit 5.1 - Saving Projects, Security and Templates

Section 6: Calendars & Scheduling Issues

  • Unit 6.1 - Calendars
  • Unit 6.2 - Scheduling Issues

Section 7: Closure

  • Unit 7.1 - Conclusion
Date last updated
9 Hours
Suitable Devices
  • PC
  • Phone
  • Tablet
Audio is Required
  • Yes
Includes Video
  • Yes
Downloadable Resources
  • No
Completion Criteria
  • Pass final test
  • Visit all pages
Pass Mark
  • None
Course Technology
  • HTML5
  • SCORM 1.2
  • English
Accreditation or Endorsements
  • CPD
Customisation Available
  • No

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